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ORIENTAL KRSNA

ORIENTAL KRSNA

TEXT 23

TEXT

nisavasana arabdho
loka-kalpo 'nuvartate
yavad dinam bhagavato
manun bhunjams catur-dasa

SYNONYMS

nisa--night; avasane--termination; arabdhah--beginning from; loka-kalpah--further creation of the three worlds; anuvartate--follows; yavat--until; dinam--the daytime; bhagavatah--of the lord (Brahma); manun--the Manus; bhunjan--existing through; catuh-dasa--fourteen.

TRANSLATION

After the end of Brahma's night, the creation of the three worlds begins again in the daytime of Brahma, and they continue to exist through the life durations of fourteen consecutive Manus, or fathers of mankind.

PURPORT

At the end of the life of each Manu there are shorter dissolutions also.

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